Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders: Physicians & Staff

Patient with Dr. Wagner

The Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of professionals with extensive experience in the care of children and adults with disabilities, as well as clinicians and basic scientists who have dedicated their careers to understanding the biology of muscle disorders and discovering better treatments:

Patient Care

Kathryn Wagner, M.D., Ph.D.

Doris Leung, M.D.

Jessica Nance, M.D.

W. Reid Thompson, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist

Daniel Judge, M.D.
Adult Cardiologist

Sharon McGrath-Morrow, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonologist

Charles Wiener, M.D.
Adult Pulmonologist

Julie Cohen, M.S.
Genetic Counselor

Susan Shiaffino, M.D.
Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Mosier, M.S., OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Carly Matichak, P.T., DPT
Physical/Aquatic Therapist

Nikia Stinson, P.T., DPT
Physical Therapist

Michael Munchel, B.S.N.
Nurse Clinician

Mary Lasseth
Clinical Associate

Anna Borchers, B.S.N.


Genila Bibat, M.D.
Research Associate

Mary Yep
Clinical Research Coordinator

Jyothi Mula
Research Technician

Kenneth Estrellas
Graduate Student

Alexander Farnum
Clinical Research Coordinator

Jennifer Mansour
Research Assisstant

Nicolas LeTexier, M.S.
Research Technician

Yazim Gonzalez
Graduate Student

Congshan Sun, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Aaron Black, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Mir Ahamed Hossain, Ph.D.
Manager, Medical Program Operations, Musculoskeletal Programs

Center Families & Staff Run to End Duchenne

JUNE 18, 2016

Runners at the Dash for Duchenne raise funds for Team Saij which donated $70,000 to the Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders

"In My Mind" Artwork Exhibit

A collection of artwork by individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy representing a wide array of interests, techniques, styles, and perspectives.

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